A Fijian tabua with fibre cord

A Fijian Tabua, made from a sperm whale tooth with fibre cord necklace
19th century
Size : 16cm long
6ΒΌ ins long
Tabua are worn by men as breast ornament and are symbols of rank. they were often exchanged at weddings as presents.

A Fijian tabua with fibre cord

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